In case you missed them, here are some articles from April of particular interest to R users.
The R Consortium has announced a new round of grants for projects proposed by the R community.
A look back at the ROpenSci unconference held in Seattle.
Video of my European R Users Meeting talk, “Speeding up R with Parallel Programming in the Cloud“.
Slides from my talk at the Microsoft Build conference, “Open-Source Machine Learning in Azure“.
Discussions on Twitter: R packages by stage of data analysis; thinking differently about AI development; and, why is package management harder in Python than R?
Panelist Francesca Lazzeri reviews the Mind Bytes AI conference in Chicago.
And some general interest stories (not necessarily related to R):
- A really bad road in Nepal
- The definitive answer to “Laurel” or “Yanny” (it's Laurel)
- A parody of air travel
- When magpies attack
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